Welcome to Focus on the Future Training Center
Focus on the Future Training Center is an accredited and highly regarded private school in Plano, Texas for students, ages 3 to Grade 12, with Autism and other developmental disorders. We offer some of the best Autism early intervention in the country, as well as unique individualized curriculum featuring Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Music instruction
A Message from Focus on the Future’s Founder
Dr. Brenda M. Batts
After accumulating more than 20 years of successful training and consulting with thousands of private clients, public school districts, and Education Service Centers, Focus Special Education, LLC opened a new private school in August 2006, Focus on the Future Training Center. We integrate Speech Therapy and other therapeutic approaches in every part of our curriculum to help your child bridge their deficits in communication and social skills building. We believe that catering to your child’s learning style is critical to their success in school. Simply put, our priority is developing and delivering independence skills training that will help your child reach their full potential.
Our strategy is to offer specialized training designed to help children with special needs better adapt to our society. Without specialized intervention and training, our society is often times too complex and confusing for your special needs child to function in ways that are considered socially acceptable.
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Focus on the Future offers a number of terrific workshops for both parents and educators on an array of topics. These workshops are delivered on demand, provided a minimum of 20 attendees participate. They can also be delivered on-site at an educational facility or other location of your choice—provided minimum registrations are achieved. If you are a parent interested in attending a workshop or an educator interested in hosting one of our workshops on-site for your staff or organization, please contact us.
AUG 14 (Fri) Open House, 11am-12pm
AUG 17 (Mon.) First day of classes
SEPT 7 Labor Day Holiday
SEPT 8 Classes resume
SEPT 8-11 Primary Level ARDs
SEPT 14-18 Intermediate Level ARDs
SEPT 21-25 Secondary Level ARDs
OCT 2 (Friday) Parents meet and greet
OCT 9 (Friday) Half day of school – Teachers’ Work Day (no B&A). School ends at 12:00pm for students.
OCT 12-16 Fall Break
OCT 19 (Monday) Students return to school
OCT 30 (Friday) Halloween classroom parties
NOV 24 Thanksgiving Family Feast – Classes end at 1:30 – No B&A
NOV 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday for students and teachers
NOV 30 (Monday) Classes resume
DEC 18 Christmas Holiday Party. Classes end at 1:30.
DEC 21-Jan 1 Winter Break
JAN 4 (Monday) Student Holiday – Teacher Workday
JAN 5, 2016 Students return to school
JAN 18 Martin Luther King Jr. (student/teacher) Holiday
MAR 7-11 Spring Break (student/teacher holiday)
MAR 25 (Friday) Good Friday – Student Teacher Holiday
APR 22 (Friday) Focus Family Picnic
MAY 8 (Friday) Golf 4 Autism Tournament
MAY 9-13 Primary Level ARDs
MAY 16-20 Intermediate Level ARDs
MAY 23-27 Secondary Level ARDs
MAY 31 Last Day of Classes (No B & A)